Questions and Answers – October 28

by Editor (Wednesday, October 29, 2014 — 10:26 AM)

Questions to Ministers Prime Minister—Communications with Blogger 1. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN (Co-Leader – Green) to the Prime Minister : Did he tell Cameron Slater that he recognised the mother of a car crash victim—a young man described by Mr Slater as “a feral”—from his Pike River meetings? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): Yes, as […]

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Houses Rises Debating Gambling Bill

by Editor (Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 10:00 PM)

The House rose just before 10pm interrupting debate on a gambling law reform bill.

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More Maiden Speeches

by Editor (Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 8:13 PM)

Following Question Time MPs returned to the Address in Reply debate.

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More Questions to PM About WhaleOil

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 4:38 PM)

More questions to the PM on his links to WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater. Questions also to Broadcasting Minister about TVNZ outsourcing.

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VIDEO: More Questions to PM re WhaleOil

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 3:31 PM)
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Petition and Annual Report

by Editor (Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 2:07 PM)

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a petition asking the House urge the Government to investigate the Lines Company and reallocate its electricity distribution business to another entity was presented.

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Questions For Oral Answer October 28

by Editor (Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 11:36 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: Did he tell Cameron Slater that he recognised the mother of a car crash victim – a young man described by Mr Slater as “a feral” – from his Pike River meetings?

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Debate, Maidens And ERA Reform

by Editor (Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 11:01 AM)

After Question Time MPs will return to the Address in Reply Debate with eight hours and 45 minutes remaining.

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Parliament Kicks Off For The 51st Time

by Desk Editor (Friday, October 24, 2014 — 2:16 PM)

51st Parliament kicks off with Commission and State Openings. David Carter beats Ron Mark in vote for Speaker. Employment Relations Bill gets an airing. PM questioned about links to WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater. Speaker rules one of the PM’s answers was inadequate.

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Speaker Questions PM’s Slater Sidestep

by Desk Editor (Friday, October 24, 2014 — 7:30 AM)

Speaker David Carter gives the prime minister something to think about over the weekend after ruling that one of his answers to Russel Norman’s questions about links with Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater was not good enough. Conservation Minister Maggie Barry gives House a free science lesson.

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Maidens And The ERA

by Editor (Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 5:58 PM)

Following Question Time MPs resumed the Address in Reply debate. A number of NZ First MPs made their maiden speeches; Fletcher Tabuteau, Clayton Mitchell, Darroch Ball and Mahesh Bindra.

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Questions and Answers – October 23

by Editor (Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 5:51 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Economic Programme—Policies 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS (National—Botany) to the Minister of Finance: What measures is the Government taking to help the New Zealand economy become more productive and competitive?

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Speaker’s Ruling On Questions And Responsibility

by Editor (Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 3:04 PM)

The Prime Minister and other ministers have been warned to be careful about answering questions in the House and ensure they properly address those which cover their executive responsibilities

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Speaker: PM’s Answer Inadequate (VIDEO)

by Desk Editor (Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 2:49 PM)
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Ministers Warned About Answering Questions Properly

by Editor (Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 2:29 PM)

The Prime Minister and other ministers have been warned to be careful about answering questions in the House and ensure they properly address those which cover their executive responsibilities.

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Questions For Oral Answer October 23

by Editor (Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 11:40 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance: What measures is the Government taking to help the New Zealand economy become more productive and competitive?

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More Debate On ERA Reform Likely

by Editor (Thursday, October 23, 2014 — 10:40 AM)

After Question Time today the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne is on top of the Order Paper with 10 hours and 17 minutes remaining.

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